Jessica Spiegel Travel Articles

 
How I Travel: Andrew McCarthy
How I Travel: Andrew McCarthy Andrew McCarthy's inner vagabond wasn't satisfied with a successful career as an actor and director - so when he met National Geographic Traveler's editor Keith Bellows at a party many years ago, he coaxed Bellows into letting him write for the magazine. Today, he's a National Geographic Traveler contributing editor and an award-winning travel writer - and we're pleased to feature him this week on How I Travel.
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How Not To Get Ripped Off When Using an ATM
How Not To Get Ripped Off When Using an ATM As thieves get more clever, travelers have to get smarter. Jessica Spiegel outlines what to look for before you put your credit or debit card into an unfamiliar bank machine, in case it's been tampered with.
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Four Things You Think You Know About South Africa
Four Things You Think You Know About South Africa South Africa carries with it some pretty hefty baggage - it's far away from so much of the rest of the world that what we "know" about South Africa comes to us largely through brief news snippets, sweeping movie landscapes, or apartheid documentaries on the History Channel. You know there's more to South Africa than that. You just don't know what.
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6 Ways to Make Your Italian Vacation More Interesting
6 Ways to Make Your Italian Vacation More Interesting Want to make your Italy vacation photos and stories stand out? Jessica Spiegel says you'll need to get away from the places everyone else goes, or have a special theme to focus on for your trip.
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Traveler Postcard – Jessica in South Africa
Traveler Postcard – Jessica in South Africa In BootsnAll's new series, Traveler Postcards, we profile a real trip - highlighting the best of a destination as seen by a particular person on a particular trip. This week, BootsnAll writer Jessica Spiegel shares stories from an epic trip to South Africa.
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The Mexican Coast You Didn’t Expect: Four Reasons to Visit Mazatlan
The Mexican Coast You Didn’t Expect: Four Reasons to Visit Mazatlan Think all Mexican beach resort towns are alike? Think again. Mazatlan offers all the perks of a resort town with the historic charm of a post-colonial city, and all at a budget-friendly price. Winter getaway, here we come!
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Travel Math: 7 Equations for the Indie Traveler
Travel Math: 7 Equations for the Indie Traveler Since mathematics is all about avoiding the gray areas, we thought we'd put some of our favorite travel truisms into equation form to demonstrate how easy it is to stop having stupid travel arguments and focus instead on what really matters - the traveling.
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Traveler Postcard – Jessica in Mazatlan
Traveler Postcard – Jessica in Mazatlan In BootsnAll's new series, Traveler Postcards, we profile a real trip - highlighting the best of a destination as seen by a particular person on a particular trip. This week, BootsnAll writer Jessica Spiegel shares stories from a foodie trip to Mazatlan, Mexico.
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Best BootsnAll Travel Photos: August 2011
Best BootsnAll Travel Photos: August 2011 Take a mental break with this collection of fabulous travel photos that appeared on BootsnAll in August 2011 - including shots from Easter Island, Vietnam, and Turkey.
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Best BootsnAll Travel Photos: July 2011
Best BootsnAll Travel Photos: July 2011 If travel is a great teacher, then "back to school shopping" can mean hunting for your next trip! Here's some inspiration in the form of the best BootsnAll travel photos from July 2011.
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